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Castilleja indivisa /Texas Paintbrush

Castilleja indivisa   / Castilleja indivisa
Natural stand of Texas paintbrush flowers
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Natural stand of Texas paintbrush flowers

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Scientific Name: Castilleja indivisa
Common Name: Texas Paintbrush
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red, Multicolored
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: Volunteers along the highways and byways in Texas and the southwest. Makes a colorful display in spring with its mostly orange-red flowers. Very popular wildflower for dry soils. Often associated with Texas bluebonnets, another popular wildflower.